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About Us

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Waterloo Road Community Preschool provides a welcoming and nurturing environment in which children are never too young to have ideas and make choices.

 

We support and encourage all children to become confident individuals and effective communicators.

Waterloo Road Community Pre-school aims to:

 

* Provide high quality care and education for children below statutory school age;

* Work in partnership with parents to help children to learn and develop;

* Add to the life and well-being of it’s local community;

* Offer children and their parents a service that promotes equality and diversity.

 

We aim to ensure that each child:

 

* Is in a safe and stimulating environment;

* Is given generous care and attention, because of our ratio of qualified staff to children;

* Has the chance to join with other children and adults to live, play, work and learn together;

* Is helped to take forward his/her learning and development by being encouraged to build on what he/she already knows and can do;

* Has a keyworker who makes sure he/she makes satisfying progress;

* Is in a setting that sees parents as partners in helping each child to learn and develop;

* Is in a setting in which parents help to shape the service it offers.

 

Opening Times:
Term time only
Children aged 2-4

We are open on Monday to Friday for the following sessions: 

 

Morning 9.00-12.00

Lunch 12.00-12.45

Afternoon 12.45-15.45

We also offer an 8:30am start should you require it.

In September 2023 we introduced a new Tuesday morning physical activity session during which we visit Wellington Sports Centre.

You can contact us during the above times, on 01823 661676 or email waterlooroadpreschool@outlook.com 

Our Approach to Learning and Development

 

Being active and playing supports young children's learning and development. This is how children learn to think about and understand the world around them. At Waterloo Road we believe in following planning in the moment, where children take the lead in what and where they are playing. For example, some children learn better from being outside. Children need to be actively engaged in order to learn. This comes from following their interests in that moment. The staff observe where they can make a difference and extend the learning for the child in that moment.  

 

 

Committee

We are a committee run setting. The committee is responsible for the overall management of the setting and fundraising. Find out more here.

 

 

 

 

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